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  • Wife of furloughed federal worker wins in Virginia lottery

    The wife of a federal worker put out of work by the government shutdown picked up a $100,000 check and a brand-new SUV on Friday after winning a Virginia lottery game, the state lottery reported.

    Carrie Walls of Ashburn won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery's Ford Expedition Plus $100K promotion. Her ticket was drawn out of 554,000 entries in the December 4 drawing, the lottery said.

    According to the lottery, she said the $100,000 is timely because her husband is a federal worker furloughed...


  • Wife of furloughed federal worker wins $100,000 plus SUV in Virginia lottery

    ASHBURN, Va. – The wife of a federal worker put out of work by the government shutdown picked up a $100,000 check and a brand-new SUV on Friday after winning a Virginia lottery game, the state lottery reported. Carrie Walls of Ashburn won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery’s Ford Expedition Plus $100K promotion. Her ticket was drawn out of 554,000 entries in the December 4 drawing, the lottery said. According to the lottery, she said the $100,000 is timely [


  • Wife of furloughed federal worker wins $100,000 plus SUV in Virginia lottery

    ASHBURN, Va. — The wife of a federal worker put out of work by the government shutdown picked up a $100,000 check and a brand-new SUV on Friday after winning a Virginia lottery game, the state lottery reported. Carrie Walls of Ashburn won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery’s Ford Expedition Plus $100K promotion. Her ticket was drawn out of 554,000 entries in the December 4 drawing, the lottery said. According to the lottery, she said the $100,000 is timely [